And in 1980, a Florida Commuter Airlines flight with wasps in its pitot tubes
crashed in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 34 people.
The original Pitot Tube
pumps (one duty and one standby) had been in operation for some time supplying high pressure water from a holding tank to the filter screen pressure jets and the wash-down lances around the plant.
If you don't, trash can be pushed into the pitot tube
, which will affect air speed readings.
The coefficients 'a' and 'b' were determined by a least squares curve fit, based on Pitot tube
pressure loss data obtained in the absence of the support frame.
His fault investigation yielded the possibility of malicious interference as the pitot tube
appears to have been blocked with glue.
It is based on the effect of Pitot tube
, when pressure is determined as static pressure [p.
He added that after the pitot tube
malfunctioned the plane rose steeply, which could have caused the engine to stall and the Airbus to crash.
The velocity and pressure drop across the model were measured using hotwire anemometer and pitot tube
This was carried out in a high-speed wind tunnel using the Pitot tube
Air velocity was determined using a Pitot tube
array downstream of a set of flow straighteners.
Electric heating readily solved pitot tube
icing, but wing icing proved more difficult until the development of pneumatic boots.
Measuring Instruments Used for Investigation Domestic-made AFD type pitot tube
was used for measuring the pressure and flow quantity.